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Reviewing All Of The Books

Earlier this year, I decided that I would review all of the books that I read. For the most part, I definitely have but over the last couple of months it has definitely gone to the wayside but that is because I have been so busy.

I wanted to do it because I annoyed myself that I reviewed books years after I read them and I often couldn't remember the plot. Trust me this is still the case, but I have kind of run out of books that I need to review this year which is weird for me. My backlog is getting lower and as I am not reading as much, I genuinely think I might run out.

This has never happened before.

This is of course quite nice because I think that it creates feelings that are much better than remembering a book from two years ago. Thinking about it at the moment does definitely make it easier as it goes into my head on a computer screen and less memory space is always a good idea.

I also do think that sometimes it does take the fun out of it though but there are a lot of benefits. I love seeing what I thought of a book at the moment because sometimes I forget but other times it is completely different and it is interesting to see. It is like my own reading journal and considering I have tried physical ones, the digital footprint is good for me.

It also meant that I was cherry-picking what I could review and what was fun before so everything does become something I had to think about. Although this is kind of an issue, I find myself talking in my head about problems so at least more people can see it.

I also did have some problems with it especially short comics as I love reading them all together rather than single issues even though they are intended that way. It is quite hard to review 20 pages but I still do it and it is my rule at the end of the day!

The final bit is of course time can be the enemy sometimes. I am really busy so I do find that I have to be in the mood for reviewing so I do end up keeping reviews for a while but I do it because I like it.

After writing all this, I'm not sure if I will do it next year as it does take so much time and as I read a lot of small things it does not fully work for me so I will see it in the future.

Who knows what 2022 holds? 


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